August 3, 2019

Weaving Ethics Into Columbia’s Computer Science Curriculum

Augustin Chaintreau, a professor of computer science, is leading a team of professors and students who are creating an ethics curriculum for Columbia's computer science classes.
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July 2, 2019

Computer Scientist David Blei Wins Simons Investigator Award

Blei is one of 16 outstanding theoretical scientists to win this prestigious award, which provides $500,000 over five years to support the long-term study of fundamental questions.
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June 19, 2019

NSF Awards $4 Million to Columbia-led Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub

As the lead agency for the Northeast, Columbia identifies high-priority needs in the region and builds and coordinates partnerships to collaborate on projects that can bring about the greatest impact.
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June 12, 2019

Columbia Researcher Studies How Climate Change Affects Crops in India

Kyle Davis is an environmental data scientist whose research seeks to increase food supplies in developing countries. He combines techniques from environmental science and data science to understand patterns in the global food system and develop strategies that make food-supply chains more nutritious and sustainable. Since joining the Data Science Institute as a postdoctoral fellow […]
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June 5, 2019

Combating Climate Change With Artificial Intelligence

A Columbia University ecologist and data scientist have teamed up to leverage big data and machine learning to mitigate the effects of climate-induced storms on the forests of Puerto Rico.
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